3 bedroom town house for sale

31 George Road

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A fine and elegant Grade II listed Georgian style townhouse residence situated in a quiet and exclusive cul de sac. The accommodation extends to some 2926 sq ft (plus garaging) and includes reception hall, large through sitting room, further reception room/study, fitted breakfast kitchen with conservatory off, utility room, suite of basement rooms to comprise occasional/guest bedroom, en-suite bathroom and further storage rooms. First floor Principal Bedroom suite with large dressing area and en-suite bathroom, bedroom two, and house bathroom. Pleasantly landscaped rear garden and separate double garage and courtyard parking area.

SITUATION
Edgbaston is an exclusive suburb of Birmingham, rich in history and being part of one of England's largest urban conservation areas. Much of Edgbaston comes under the control of the renowned Calthorpe Estate which is committed to preserving the quality and original character of the area and the properties within it, making this a most desirable and enjoyable place to live.

George Road is ideally located for access to Birmingham City Centre which lies just over a mile to the north via nearby Broad Street or the A38 Bristol Road. Fiveways Railway Station is approximately 150m distant and provides direct access to Birmingham's New Street Station which is one stop (4 minutes) down the line.

George Road is also well placed for the amenities of nearby Harborne which is approximately one and a half miles to the west. In addition to Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, Harborne benefits from a range of convenience shops and brasseries, restaurants and coffee shops including its own Michelin starred restaurant. More locally, there is a small shopping precinct on nearby Wheeleys Road approximately 500m distant where there is a Co-operative convenience store, dry-cleaners, florist, and hairdressers.

Birmingham City Centre boasts some of the best shopping in Europe with the superb Bullring Shopping Centre containing over 140 shops including Selfridges department store. The exclusive Mailbox development is host to a range of designer stores including Armani and Harvey Nichols. The recently completed Grand Central development above New Street Station includes further excellent retail outlets and a superb John Lewis department store.

The Edgbaston Priory Tennis and Squash Club is approximately half a mile away, as is Edgbaston Golf Club. Edgbaston Cricket Ground, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Winterbourne Botanic Gardens and the Martineau Gardens are also situated close by.

Superb medical facilities in the area include the redeveloped Queen Elizabeth Medical Complex which provides state of the art medical facilities for the region. The Edgbaston and Priory Hospitals are nearby, and The Birmingham Children's Hospital and City Hospital are within two and three miles respectively.

A wide range of schools for children of all ages is available in the vicinity both in the private and state sectors. West House School is within 150m of the property but also nearby are: Hallfield Preparatory School, Blue Coat School, Edgbaston High School for Girls, St George's School, The Priory School and The King Edward's Foundation Schools.

DESCRIPTION
31 George Road dates back to circa 1830 and originally formed one of a pair of Regency villas. In the late 1980's the properties were redeveloped to create three individual townhouses, each retaining much of their original period character.

Totalling some 3210 sq ft (including garaging) this is a house that is large enough to accommodate family life, whilst also perhaps being ideal for someone downsizing from a particularly sizeable house but who still needs plenty of space for visitors and entertaining. The first floor accommodation is currently configured to provide an extravagantly sized master suite, formed by using up three former bedrooms. Presently providing two first floor bedrooms therefore, the space could be adapted to create three or four bedrooms at first floor level if preferred (subject to any necessary consents).

The property is approached from the road via wrought iron fencing with dwarf brick walling with a central paved pathway leading to front door with decorative edging stones and landscaped pebbled foregarden with inset bay trees, conifers and planted borders. This beautiful residence is entered through fine Georgian style front door with brass furnishings, fan light and pillars to either side, and outside lamp. The accommodation in detail comprises:

Enclosed Entrance Hallway with half panelling to walls, decorative ceiling coving, overhead downlighting, wooden flooring and inset mat. Solid wood panel door leads to the Main Reception Hall with central heating radiator, dado rail, decorative ceiling coving, central ceiling rose, continuation of wooden flooring, staircase off to lower ground floor and first floor.

Fitted Cloakroom WC having low flush suite, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, extractor fan, decorative ceiling coving, wood flooring and ceiling light point.

Elegant Through Sitting Room formed from two reception rooms opened up to create one large space, having decorative ceiling coving, superb handsome marble fireplace with inset gas coal effect fire, wall light points, double panel central heating radiator, attractive bay with French doors leading out to sun terrace. Wide archway with decorative corbels divides the room; sash window to the front.

Study with decorative ceiling coving, marble fireplace with inset coal effect gas fire, extensively fitted book cabinet and cupboards to either side of the chimney breast, wood flooring, three wall light points, sash window to front.

Kitchen being extensively fitted in a range of attractive painted wooden base and drawer units with continuous maple working surface over incorporating one and a half bowl single drainer porcelain sink unit with mixer tap, a range of matching wall units including glass fronted china cabinets, Armana American fridge freezer; Britannia stainless steel six ring Halogen hob and range with double oven. Double panel central heating radiator, window to rear with wooden shutter. Door off to:-

Fitted Laundry/Utility having inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set into work surface, base units beneath, plumbing under for washing machine, appliance space for dryer, double central heating radiator, range of fitted base and drawer units with continuous work surface over, storage shelving, decorative ceiling coving, ceiling downlighting. Cupboard housing the Vaillant gas central heating boiler, glazed door to terrace, ceramic tiled floor.

Double doors from kitchen with folding wooden shutters lead to:-

Attractive double glazed Victorian style Conservatory with overhead fan, spotlighting, Italian terracotta tiled floor, three double panel central heating radiators, double doors out to terrace.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Staircase leads down to original cellars which have been tanked and refurbished to provide a superb suite of rooms with vaulted ceilings, central heating radiators and spotlighting.

Guest/Occasional Bedroom having double panel central heating radiator, spotlighting, telephone point, walk through storage and an intercommunicating corridor to room 2. Door off to:-

En-Suite Bathroom with vaulted ceiling, overhead spotlighting, white suite with panelled bath, Victorian style shower fitment over, low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, matching bathroom accessories, double panel central heating radiator.

Store Room having vaulted ceiling, central heating radiator, overhead spotlighting .

Wine Cellar/Store providing excellent storage space with vaulted ceiling, overhead spotlighting, double panel central heating radiator.

FIRST FLOOR
Landing with dado rail, decorative ceiling cornicing, central heating radiator, central ceiling rose, access hatch to loft space, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hot water cylinder.

Elegant Master Bedroom with decorative ceiling coving, telephone point, panel radiator, sash window to rear with wrought iron Juliette balcony, wooden shutter; wide archway to:- Dressing Room with superb range of bedroom furniture providing hanging shelving and storage space with eight-drawer dressing table unit with mirror behind, downlighting and top cupboards over, double panel central heating radiator, decorative ceiling coving, central ceiling rose, sash window to front with folding wooden shutters.

En-suite Bathroom comprising Victorian style suite with cast iron claw-foot tub bath with Victorian style shower fitment and full height ceramic tiling, large double size walk in shower with power shower, low flush w.c., bidet with mixer tap, wash hand basin with Victorian style mixer tap, shaver point, bathroom accessories including cosmetic mirror, wall mounted medicine cabinet, decorative ceiling coving, overhead downlighing, extractor fan, double panel central heating radiator, sash window to rear with folding wooden shutters.

Bedroom Two having range of quality fitted wardrobes providing hanging space, shelving and storage space, matching dressing table unit, window to front with small wrought iron Juliette balcony, roller blind, arched sash window also to front with matching roller blind, decorative ceiling coving and central ceiling rose, double panel central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom having large panelled bath, low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, shaver point, double panel central heating radiator, decorative coving, extractor fan and ceiling downlighting.

OUTSIDE
To the rear is an unusually and cleverly landscaped pebbled garden with terrace paved to the house. A set of subsequent steps leads down to the central pebbled garden with miniature box hedges planted in diagonals with circular central feature, flower beds to either side having an abundance of unusual flowering shrubs, trees, bushes and herbaceous plants, wooden fencing to side boundaries. A wooden garden gate leads to private pathway giving access to the separate garage and George Road.

Double Garage having double wrought iron gates to front courtyard providing parking for two cars. Electrically operated up and over door, power points, electric light, windows and personal door to rear giving access to private rear pathway.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Tenure: The property is understood to be Freehold however as it forms part of the Calthorpe Estate it is subject to the Calthorpe Estate Scheme of Management. A copy of the Scheme of Management is available on request. The Agent has not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

Services: All mains services are understood to be available and connected.

Fixtures and Fittings: All fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars of sale are included in the asking price. All others are specifically excluded, but some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents: Robert Powell, 7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SH Tel: 0121 454 6930. Regulated by RICS.

Published June 2016
 

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Nearest stations

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  • Birmingham New Street (1.0 mi)
  • Birmingham Snow Hill (1.2 mi)
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0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Five Ways (0.1 mi)
  • Birmingham New Street (1.0 mi)
  • Birmingham Snow Hill (1.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Robert Powell, Birmingham

7 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3SH

0121 396 0518 Local call rate

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